Nvidia Outs Next-Gen Tegra 4 Quad-Core A15 LTE-Enabled Mobile Chip; Also Unboxes ‘Project Shield’: Open Gaming Handheld That Supports Android, PC Titles
Nvidia has outed its next-gen Tegra 4 mobile CPU at CES. As expected, the chip packs 72  GPU cores, offering a 6x bump on the Tegra 3′s graphics processing performance — to make the most of higher resolution displays — along with the first quad-core ARM Cortex-A15, to boost web browsing speed by 2.6x and deliver improved app performance. Also on board: LTE support. Nvidia is talking up the computation photography capabilities of the Tegra 4, with automatic support for HDR photo...
Nvidia Outs Next-Gen Tegra 4 Quad-Core A15 LTE-Enabled Mobile Chip; Also Unboxes ‘Project Shield’: Open Gaming Handheld That Supports Android, PC Titles
Nvidia has outed its next-gen Tegra 4 mobile CPU at CES. As expected, the chip packs 72  GPU cores, offering a 6x bump on the Tegra 3′s graphics processing performance — to make the most of higher resolution displays — along with the first quad-core ARM Cortex-A15, to boost web browsing speed by 2.6x and deliver improved app performance. Also on board: LTE support. Nvidia is talking up the computation photography capabilities of the Tegra 4, with automatic support for HDR photo...
Expect Project SHIELD in Q2 2013 confirms NVIDIA
NVIDIA is aiming for a Q2 2013 launch for the Project SHIELD, the chip company has revealed, though the hardware, software, and name of the portable games console are likely to change before that happens. The compact powerhouse – which features the new Tegra 4 chipset, complete with a whopping 72 GPU cores – currently lacks the LTE radio that the new chip features, and is WiFi-only in its prototype form. That’s set to change by the time launch comes around, however, just as O...
Sony PlayStation 2 manufacturing ends after 12 years on the market
Among all the craziness that is CES 2013, it can be easy to miss out on other important news that’s not happening here in Sin City. Just a few days ago, Sony announced the official end of the PlayStation 2 in Japan, which only made us realize that the same fate would reach North America at some point in the near future. That day is today, folks. The original PlayStation 2 launched in March of 2000, and it quickly became an instant hit given the success of the original PlayStation that pr...
LEGO Mindstorms EV3: The Better, Faster, Stronger Generation Of Robotic Programming
Lego is back with another generation of MindStorms, the company’s consumer robotics line aimed at introducing application programming to a younger generation. Kids these days grow up with so much focus on the virtual self, but MindStorms works as a bridge to connect software programming with real-world, physical actions. The new kit includes directions for up to 17 different robots, most of which look like scary-style animals such as snakes and scorpions. Mindstorms has been around for al...
NVIDIA Project SHIELD revealed as Tegra 4 personal gaming device
This week NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsung Huang spoke onstage during CES 2013 about a brand new NVIDIA push for the future of gaming, that being NVIDIA Project SHIELD. Speaking on how their engineers are gamers and how gamers want to make what’s most innovative and fantastic in this universe, Huang showed a video which constructed, piece by piece, starting with the NVIDIA Tegra 4, moving on to show three 3400 mAh rechargeable li-ion batteries, and an audio system all it’s own – a ...
NVIDIA GeForce Experience revealed for universal instant game optimization
This week at CES 2013 Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and Co-founder of NVIDIA stepped on stage to reveal GeForce Experience, a new technology environment made to instantly optimize your gaming experience. He began back when the world changed via mobile, starting with the iPod “a thousand songs in your pocket”. Interestingly, Huang’s talk went through the course of 10 years in a few minutes of mobile history, landing on streaming as the key technology for today. He then made it clear th...
Sensus Case Adds Back And Side Touch Controls To The iPhone
The Sensus Case is at CES 2013, and it brings touch controls to the iPhone that go way beyond the screen. Touch-sensitive panels on the back (which can detect 10 points of input at once) and sides of the case give it additional capabilities for gaming and apps, akin to what Sony has down with the back panel of the PlayStation Vita mobile console. The Sensus is made by Minnesota based hardware company Canopy, which wanted to bring something genuinely new to the world of iPhone apps. In hands-on t...
Belkin WeMo Light Switch Looks And Feels Like A Light Switch, But With Wi-Fi Control For $50
The Belkin WeMo line is designed to bring Wi-Fi connected remote home automation to the masses, without expensive, whole home system upgrades. The existing WeMo outlet is a little bulky, but it makes it possible to remotely power on and off any device with a two or three-prong cord. Now, the company is debuting an in-wall switch to make controlling your lighting from an app or the web (via IFTTT) easier. The WeMo Ligtht Switch is here at CES, and we got a chance to go hands on (well, really, sin...
Griffin StudioConnect iPad dock hands-on: Lightning in tow
This week the folks at Griffin have revealed a whole batch of new accessories for devices of all kinds, not least of all the Griffin StudioConnect iPad dock, ready for action with a brand new integrated Lightning cord for each of the newest models. This device is working with a cased-iPad mini in the experience you’re about to see, this demonstrating how the dock for your iPad works not only with the standard thinness, but a thicker amalgamation as well. What this device actually does is a...
LG 84-inch Ultra HD 4k 3D TV Eyes-on
In case you haven’t been following along with the latest and greatest TVs, the hottest new thing is 4k. Also being called Ultra HD for its eye-numbing ultra-high def resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels. Back in late October LG launched their first 4K TV in the US, the 84-inch $20,000 TV and we got a few quick pictures of it in action. Here at CES 2013 the brand new LG 84-inch Ultra HD 3D TV was taking up some much needed real estate, and LG was equipping our eager eyes with their new lig...
HAPILABS HAPIfork is a smart-fork to help you lose weight [Hands-on]
Here at CES we’re already seeing all sorts of interesting products and right out of the gate is a new smart-folk from HAPILABS. Yes we said a smart fork. This connected eating utensil will help you eat right, eat slower, and lose weight. It’s an interesting concept and they’ve got multiple new products here this year. So read on below for a quick video from HAPILABS CEO himself. To explain it simply, the HAPIfork is a electronic fork that will monitor and help you control yo...
Griffin PowerDock 5 hands-on
Earlier today we told you about Griffin‘s new PowerDock 5 charging station, and today at CES, we ended up getting our hands on the new device. Essentially, it’s a multi-device charging station that includes transparent plastic walls that help keep your devices organized and separated for quick and easy charging of all your mobile devices. The PowerDock 5 charges up five devices at a time (hence its name), and includes five separate bays, each with an accompanying USB port. On the b...
Griffin PowerDock 5 revealed for massive multi-device charging
The folks at Griffin have revealed a lovely multi-device charger for your home or office by the name of PowerDock 5. This machine works to charge up to five devices at once and, as you can see, it works with Apple devices (as well as anything else working with USB) just so long as you’ve got the right connection cord. Along with this release you’ll see a couple of new Griffin ChargeSensor-weilding adapters for your everyday USB action. The PowerDock 5 consists essentially of a mass...
Griffin PowerDock 5 revealed for massive multi-device charging
The folks at Griffin have revealed a lovely multi-device charger for your home or office by the name of PowerDock 5. This machine works to charge up to five devices at once and, as you can see, it works with Apple devices (as well as anything else working with USB) just so long as you’ve got the right connection cord. Along with this release you’ll see a couple of new Griffin ChargeSensor-weilding adapters for your everyday USB action. The PowerDock 5 consists essentially of a mass...
Fujifilm announces new X20 and X100S at CES 2013
Fujifilm has announced a couple of new compact shooters here at CES, the X20 and the X100S. Camera aficionados have been waiting a while for a successor to the X100, and it’s finally here. Specifically, Fujifilm is claiming that the X100S has the world’s fastest auto-focus of any camera, with a 0.8-second AF. The X100S also has the new X-Trans APS-C CMOS II 16MP sensor, and it appears to have the same f/2 lens as the X100, which will provide a 35mm equivalent due to the APS-C. As f...
Fujifilm announces new X20 and X100S at CES 2013
Fujifilm has announced a couple of new compact shooters here at CES, the X20 and the X100S. Camera aficionados have been waiting a while for a successor to the X100, and it’s finally here. Specifically, Fujifilm is claiming that the X100S has the world’s fastest auto-focus of any camera, with a 0.8-second AF. The X100S also has the new X-Trans APS-C CMOS II 16MP sensor, and it appears to have the same f/2 lens as the X100, which will provide a 35mm equivalent due to the APS-C. As f...
Griffin kid-friendly accessories explode upon CES 2013
This week the folks at Griffin are sure to bring on more than just a couple of their own accessories for devices of all kinds, but right at the start they’ve made it bright and colorful for the kids. Starting with an item as small as a pencil – the Capper Stylus, shaped like a rocket here in the first images we’ve got, transforms a standard pencil into a tablet-friendly stylus – how about that? Then there’s a set of Kazoo iOS cases (which you see in monkey form here...
Unite hotspot touchscreen from AT&T –soon to hit the market
AT&T has confirmed the Unite Hotspot gadget from Sierra Wireless, and it will soon see the light of day. It is endowed with a Touch Screen and will use the AT&T 4G LTE, a network that is already available in many places. Surely after, the MiFi Liberate endowed with excellent battery life and impressive speed, [...]Unite hotspot touchscreen from AT&T –soon to hit the market is a post from: New Gadget ...
Vizio Tablet PC leads the CES 2013 charge with 11.6-inches of Windows 8
This week the folks at Vizio have unleashed the full barrage of Windows 8 machines you’d expect from a burgeoning new manufacturer of such devices, starting with the Vizio Tablet PC. The thing is though, Vizio isn’t new, they’re only just entering the PC market now, having released several rather aesthetically pleasing (and rather nice to use) machines over the past year. Here during CES 2013, they’ve jumped in on the tablet market as well. The Vizio Tablet PC works wit...